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File #: 2015-0809   
Type: Contract Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 6/3/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/23/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION DUE TO ABSENCES AND CONFLICTS authorizing the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. award a seven-year cost-plus-fixed fee Contract No. PS298340011486 (RFP No. PS11486), to Gruen Associates for the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) 96th Street Transit Station for a not-to-exceed amount of $17,789,897 for architectural and engineering services to design the AMC 96th Street Transit Station and provide design support services during construction; and B. approve Contract Modification Authority specific to Contract No. PS298340011486 in the amount of $3,557,979 to cover the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the course of the contract.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - June 2014 Board Motion.pdf, 3. Attachment C - AMC Project Map.pdf
Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JULY 15, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: AIRPORT METRO CONNECTOR 96th STREET TRANSIT STATION

ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION DUE TO ABSENCES AND CONFLICTS authorizing the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

A. award a seven-year cost-plus-fixed fee Contract No. PS298340011486 (RFP No. PS11486), to Gruen Associates for the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) 96th Street Transit Station for a not-to-exceed amount of $17,789,897 for architectural and engineering services to design the AMC 96th Street Transit Station and provide design support services during construction; and

B. approve Contract Modification Authority specific to Contract No. PS298340011486 in the amount of $3,557,979 to cover the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the course of the contract.

Issue
ISSUE

On June 26, 2014, the Board approved adding a new transit station at 96th Street to the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor as the preferred alternative for the AMC project. The new Metro station is planned to connect with the future Automated People Mover (APM) system, to be built and operated by the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The APM will provide direct service to and from the terminal area at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). At the same June 2014 meeting, the Board directed staff to procure a qualified architectural firm to design the new Metro station and provided some design guidelines to be coordinated with LAWA. Attachment B contains the June 2014 Board Motion.

In February 2015, Metro released Request for Proposals (RFP) PS11486 seeking architectural and engineering services to design the AMC Transit Station. Staff is requesting Board authorization to award the design contract for the AMC 96th Street Transit Station.

Background
BACKGROUND

In parallel with the procurement activiti...

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